From an 1847 pamphlet by white clergy. The Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

A large number of these anti-slavery tokens were minted in 1838


 Remond lectures in Liverpool, The Anti-Slavery Advocate, October, 1859

Miss Remond was most cordially received, and[,] proceeded with a calmness of manner, which was all the more striking from her evident depth of feeling and earnestness of purpose, to lay before her auditors the wrongs of her race, the iniquitous laws under which the coloured people are placed, and the oppression they suffer in the United States.

She spoke for an hour with the utmost readiness and clearness, with an admirable choice of words, and with a womanly dignity, which were the admiration of all who heard her. Most touching and forcible were her representations and appeals with respect to the apathy and guilty connivance of the Churches of America in relation to the sin of slavery, and their shameful treatment, even in their places of worship, of the coloured race.

There was no excitement in her tone, no exaggeration in her language; but she reached the understandings and the hearts of those before her the more effectually on this account, and made every one feel the enormity of the wickedness she was exposing. “Shame, shame!” was frequently on the lips of her audience, as she set forth the lack of faithfulness in the anti-slavery cause manifested by religious parties in her country; and no right-minded person could resist the conviction that they are verily guilty concerning their coloured brethren.

Black Abolitionist Archives, Doc. No. 21102